Monthly Archives: May 2014

Ballast Point Brewing, Black Marlin Porter, Craft Beer Geek Video Review 248

My review of Ballast Point Brewing’s, Black Marlin Porter. A Porter from San Diego, California ABV 6% IBU’s 42 A hoppy twist on the classic English Porter. Our Black Marlin Porter stands out in a town known primarily for its … Continue reading

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Terrapin Brewing, Recreation Ale (IPA), Beer Geek Review 247

My review of Terrapin Brewing’s, Recreation Ale. A Session Pale Ale from Athens, Georgia 4.7% ABV 11 OG Hops: Bravo, Centennial, Zythos, Amarillo, Galaxy (Dry Hop) Malts: 2-Row Pale, Crystal 24, Victory Wrap your hand around a can of our … Continue reading

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Dieu Du Ciel, Rigor Mortis, Quadrupel, Beer Geek Review 246

10.5% alc./vol. 341 ml (11.5 fl.oz.) Strong brown ale inspired by the beer brewed by Belgian Trappist monks. Very little bitterness, this beer has intense malty and sweet flavours, mixed with the taste of chocolate and caramel. It presents complex … Continue reading

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Samuel Smith’s Brewing, Organic Chocolate Stout, Beer Geek Review 245

ABV: 5.0% – OG: 1.059 – IBU: 28 Innovators in Certified Organic beers, Samuel Smith began to ship the first organic beers to the US in the mid-1990s. Organic Cider and Organic fruit beers followed starting in 2007, and after … Continue reading

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Hopslist.com an Encyclopedia of Hops!

Launched in March of 2014 hopslist.com is a website dedicated to cataloging all of the known hop varieties.  This make s for a valuable resource for both brewers and beer drinkers alike. Cant find a particular hop for a recipe, can … Continue reading

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Lakefront Brewing Wisconsinite Wheat Ale, Beer Geek Review 244

4.4% ABV 9.5 IBU’s Wisconsinite: the most Wisconsin beer ever! Made with 100% Wisconsin-grown malted barley, wheat, and hops, including a unique, first-of-its-kind, never before fermented, indigenous Wisconsin yeast strain. It pours a hazy, unfiltered, straw color with a fine … Continue reading

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Lakefront Brewing, Rendezvous Bier De Garde, Beer Geek Review 243

7.2% ABV 22 IBU’s A Biere De Garde—literally, “a beer to keep”—is a style conceived in the hills of Northern France. This traditional farmhouse ale is brewed with a special French ale yeast, giving it a subtle, yet delightful ester … Continue reading

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Lakefront Brewing IBA (Imperial Black Ale), Beer Geek Review 242

6.7% abv, 50 IBU’s One day, a mysterious, tattered vessel arrived. The ship was desolate, save for its cargo. A keg was tapped. Something else had changed, this was no longer a pale ale. Okay, the story is fake, but … Continue reading

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